A Distributed Ambient Intelligence Based Multi-Agent System for Alzheimer Health Care [chapter]

Dante I. Tapia, Sara Rodrı́guez, Juan M. Corchado
2009 Computer Communications and Networks  
This chapter presents ALZ-MAS 1 , an Ambient Intelligence based multi-agent system aimed at enhancing the assistance and health care for Alzheimer patients. The system makes use of several context-aware technologies that allow it to automatically obtain information from users and the environment in an evenly distributed way, focusing on the characteristics of ubiquity, awareness, intelligence, mobility, etc., all of which are concepts defined by Ambient Intelligence. ALZ-MAS makes use of a
more » ... ces oriented multi-agent architecture, called FUSION@, to distribute resources and enhance its performance. It is demonstrated that a SOA approach is adequate to build distributed and highly dynamic Ambient Intelligence based multi-agent systems.
doi:10.1007/978-1-84882-599-4_9 dblp:series/ccn/TapiaRC10 fatcat:wnun4fhvf5eshbvrnbpqt3fnmu